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The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program is a wonderful opportunity to assist you in chasing your dreams.

Are you under 21, competing at an international level and looking for some mentoring and funding to help you take the next step in your BMX career?

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program might have just the opportunity for you.

The program is unique and valuable, offering five young Australian athletes the opportunity of a lifetime and since 2006, has provided over $350,000 in $5,000 annual sporting grants to 73 young Australian athletes across 34 sports.

About the SAHOF Scholarship & Mentoring Program from sahof on Vimeo.

Applications are now open for the 2020 Program – closing Sunday 7th July 2019. 

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program consists of:

  • One-on-one personal mentoring by an Inducted SAHOF Member
  • $5,000sporting expenses grant
  • On stage presentation of the scholarship at the SAHOF Induction & Awards Gala Dinner
  • SAHOF Scholarship merchandise pack

The highlight of the program sees each Scholarship Holder personally mentored by a member of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Dual-Olympian Caroline Buchanan has been a recipient of this special scholarship and was mentored by elite athlete Robert de Castella AO MBE. Joining her is multiple national champion Aaron Nottle, who was mentored by hockey great, Liane Tooth OAM.

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Poppy Starr Olsen 2018 SAHOF Scholarship Holder from sahof on Vimeo.

Mentors have included over 50 Australian sporting greats including, Dawn Fraser AC MBE, Louise Sauvage OAM, Adam Gilchrist AM, Karla Gilbert OAM, Catherine Freeman OAM and Nick Farr-Jones AM.

The mentoring aspect is a ‘money can’t buy’ opportunity, designed to bring in a worldly view of what it takes to compete at the highest level, and has delivered in many cases, a profound impact on our past and present Scholarship Holders.

Scholarships will be presented at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame’s 2019 Induction and Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday 10th October at Palladium at Crown in Melbourne. 

The Scholarship & Mentoring Program, proudly supported by Victoria University and the Australian Sports Foundation will provide encouragement, support and funding for 14 months.